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Display random numbers in sequence

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by spooky1, Apr 8, 2010.

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  1. spooky1

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    Can this be done?
    problem: column of random numbers, display ten of these numbers on screen permanently in sequence of
    largest to smallest. As the numbers in column A changes so too should the display.
    I know this could be done with filters but is not what I need.

    Col A..... Col B
    1 ..........Eggs don't have legs
    7 ..........Ban weather reports
    9 ..........Ban sports reports
    2 ..........give up junk food

    (full stops are for separation purposes only)


    Display on screen permanently
    9 Ban sport reports
    7 Ban weather reports
    2 Give up junk food
    1 Eggs don't have legs


    If 8 is added to col A then display should reflect the change thus:- 9, 8, 7, 2
    if 7 is removed from col A display would be 9,8,2,1

    if it can't be done automatically then a macro would suffice.

    These numbers would then be used to vlookup associated data.
    In this way one could instantly see if (eg) an account is overdue or due without having to do anything (if not macro). Could be used for many other things.

    PS. The numbers for col A would be automatically calculated from date of entry or other means
     
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